RFC: Move build tools to Perl5, developer tools to Perl6

Brian Gernhardt benabik at silverinsanity.com
Fri Feb 22 00:48:30 UTC 2013


On Feb 21, 2013, at 5:26 PM, "Jonathan \"Duke\" Leto" <jonathan at leto.net> wrote:

> Since the current Parrot frontend uses Winxed [0], that seems a bit overkill. I have no problems with removing our elderly and bitrotten fork of nqp, but I consider Winxed as one of the shinier parts of Parrot and would be very -1 to seeing it leave core.

I personally prefer that we have a language that's closer to the VM than NQP but isn't PIR.  Winxed fills that niche quite well.

~~ benabik



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